Get Into the Spirit
Serving a signature drink means fewer bottles of liquor to buy and less bartending for you. "Mulled wine smells like Christmas, plus people don't usually overdrink it," says Clinton.
CLINTON'S CRANBERRY MULLED WINE
ACTIVE 10 MIN F TOTAL 3 HR 10 MIN F SERVES 10
In a 5- to 6-qt slow cooker, combine 2 (750ml) bottles of dry red wine, 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries (not thawed), 1 orange (cut into 8 slices), ½ cup sugar, 12 whole cloves and 4 cinnamon sticks. Cook, covered, until wine is spiced, 2½ to 3 hours on high, or 4 to 4 ½ hours on low. Strain the wine and serve warm, garnished with orange slices and cinnamon sticks.